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Since 1980, when the United Nations World Tourism Organization designated September 27th as World Tourism Day, it has been observed. Every year, a different country is chosen to host World Tourism Day.

Share World Tourism Day quotes and messages with your family and friends to commemorate this historic day. Make World Tourism Day in India extra special by sending greetings to your loved ones with the best slogans and statements.

Despite the fact that many of us have been “tourists” at some point in our lives, defining what tourism is can be challenging. Tourism refers to people travelling to and staying in places outside of their typical surroundings for less than a year for leisure, business, or other reasons.

Tourism is a dynamic and competitive industry that necessitates the capacity to react to changing client demands and wishes on a continuous basis, as tourism organisations place a premium on customer happiness, safety, and enjoyment.

World Tourism Day Theme 2021

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The topic of World Tourism Day this year is “Tourism for Inclusive Growth.” Its goal is to assist persons who work in the tourism industry in whatever manner possible. The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has asked enterprises, tourists, UN agencies, member states and non-members to “celebrate tourism’s unique potential to ensure that no one is left behind as the world opens up again and looks to the future.”

World Tourism Day: History

The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in its third session, which took place in Spain, decided to institute World Tourism Day, with its first celebration in the year 1980. The date 27 September was chosen to mark the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the UNWTO Statutes on 27 September 1970.

World Tourism Day: Significance

World Tourism Day Significance World Tourism Day The North-Eastern Chronicle

On World Tourism Day, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) encourages people to recognise tourism’s potential.

In his official message, UNWTO Secretary General Zurab Pololikashvili stated, “By celebrating this day, we state our commitment that, as tourism increases, the advantages will be felt at every level of our broad and diverse sector, from the largest airline to the tiniest family business.”

According to UN Secretary-General António Guterres, tourism impacts practically every aspect of the global economy and society, allowing historically marginalised people and those on the verge of being left behind to benefit from local and direct development.

“We recognise the power and potential of tourism to boost wealth and create inclusive sustainable development on World Tourism Day,” he continued.

World Tourism Day: Celebration

tourists enjoying World Tourism Day The North-Eastern Chronicle

Keeping World Tourism Day in mind and to celebrate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, the Centre’s initiative to celebrate and commemorate 75 years of India’s Independence, the Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board is organising various events and activities in the state to promote state tourism and make people aware of the state’s rich history, traditions, cultural and national heritage, possibilities, tourism importance etc. and to enhance their tourism knowledge, news agency PTI reported.

Both poor and industrialised economies have been severely harmed by the Covid-19 epidemic. Tourism is one of the most heavily impacted industries.

World Tourist Day is critical in recognising the challenges that the tourism industry faces, as well as the significance of inclusive growth. 

Beyond travel statistics, World Tourism Day 2021 takes a look at the future of tourism.Let us all rejoice in tourism’s singularity and ensure that no one is left behind as the industry reopens and looks to the future.

On the occasion of World Tourism Day, We wish you many more vacations so that you can see many more new places, create lovely memories to treasure, and leave a legacy for others to follow.

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